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Newswise: Trees Transplanted on Florida’s Highways Survive, Provide Motorists’ Benefits

Article ID: 717338

Trees Transplanted on Florida’s Highways Survive, Provide Motorists’ Benefits

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

“Beauty and stress relief are probably the two most meaningful benefits trees bring to highways,” said Andrew Koeser, an assistant professor of environmental horticulture with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

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12-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 717330

Diet change needed to save vast areas of tropics, study warns

University of Edinburgh

One quarter of the world's tropical land could disappear by the end of the century unless meat and dairy consumption falls, researchers have warned.

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12-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Untreatable Olive Tree Disease Can Be Contained, But Must Be Better Monitored, says SHRO Researcher

Article ID: 717320

Untreatable Olive Tree Disease Can Be Contained, But Must Be Better Monitored, says SHRO Researcher

Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO)

Xylella fastidiosa, subsp. pauca is a bacterial pathogen currently devastating the olive orchards in Southern Italy (Apulia). Due to the epidemic, local production of olive oil has dropped by 90%, olive mills are shut down, the regional economy is suffering, and an invaluable cultural asset is compromised.

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12-Aug-2019 10:45 AM EDT
Newswise: Brookhaven Lab and University of Delaware Begin Joint Initiative

Article ID: 717312

Brookhaven Lab and University of Delaware Begin Joint Initiative

Brookhaven National Laboratory

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and the University of Delaware (UD) have begun a two-year joint initiative to promote collaborative research in new areas of complementary strength and strategic importance.

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12-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717288

Ohio State’s Efforts to Develop New Flu Vaccines Starts at County Fairs

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

For researchers with The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, the work to identify new flu strains and increase the effectiveness of the flu vaccine begins in an unlikely place – pig barns at state and county fairs nationwide.

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9-Aug-2019 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717170

U-M-led team selected for second $20M federal agreement to manage national estuary research

University of Michigan

A collaborative, multisector team, led by the University of Michigan's Water Center at the Graham Sustainability Institute and the School for Environment and Sustainability, has been awarded a five-year, $20 million cooperative agreement to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in overseeing research at a nationwide network of 29 coastal reserves.

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8-Aug-2019 1:00 PM EDT
Newswise: IU experts available to comment on United Nations climate report

Article ID: 717193

IU experts available to comment on United Nations climate report

Indiana University

Indiana University experts on sustainable agricultural and food production are available to comment on a special U.N.-commissioned report on land and climate. A summary of the report, released today by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, warns that the large amount of greenhouse gas emissions resulting from agricultural practices focused on meat and dairy production are a significant contributor to global warming.

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8-Aug-2019 11:40 AM EDT
Newswise: Back to School: Campus Gardens Help Students Learn to Grow Food, Knowledge

Article ID: 717167

Back to School: Campus Gardens Help Students Learn to Grow Food, Knowledge

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

As a new school year starts, some students will spend time outside, in the fresh air. They’ll get their hands dirty growing food in school gardens. In the process, they may even improve their academic mastery.

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8-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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